Special Member Benefit

Healthcare Partners Program

Exciting New Member Benefit!

In anticipation of the continually changing landscape that will affect the way MFTs are able to deliver treatment in the future, AAMFT-CA has been working actively at the state level.to ensure our “place at the table”. Healthcare delivery systems will be coordinated, comprehensive, collaborative and multi-disciplinary. A provider shortage is predicted.

AAMFT-CA is thrilled to have entered into a strategic alliance, the Healthcare Partners program, with the California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies, which will provide multiple benefits to our members.

The benefits of the Healthcare Partners program include:

  • Information on healthcare reform
    featuring a focus on the emerging topic of integration of mental health and alcohol and drug into primary care, as well as updates about how the new market structures will impact payment reforms for different services. CCCMHA and its national organization, the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, have been leaders in looking at the impacts of the Affordable Care Act in relation to how the various professionals within the healthcare system will to work together. AAMFT-CA members will now have access to:
    • California State Community Mental Health Policy updates
    • E-notices on California Mental Health Events and Conferences
    • Access to National Council for Community Behavioral Health materials
  • Elevated access to employment opportunities
    with all CCCMHA member agencies. We offer an annual membership meeting that includes the Healthcare Partners and we routinely send out job announcements.
  • Opportunities for group discounts
    including purchases in insurance and employee benefits and access to vendors of professional services such as technology, attorneys, accountants. Additional services or products may be made available where there is the potential to form a group purchasing pool with customized products and possible significant discounts. You will receive information about Worker’s Compensations Insurance and Heffernan Insurance Brokers regarding some of these opportunities.
  • Participation on a new Steering Committee
    being created to serve and guide the Healthcare Partners program.